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Winter Camping
Winter Camping Education Session is happening on February 22 at 6:30pm. The session will be located at 6 Centennial Drive, O'Leary, and if you are interested in attending our WinterCamping Outing in March, then you must attend the education session. This free session will be led by experienced campers, Donna and Irwin Campbell and will provide you with all the knowledge needed for winter camping.

Learn to Curl

 

Come out and enjoy some social time, while learning how to curl! This free program will be offered in both O'Leary and Alberton, alternating weeks. Join us on the following days:
Maple Leaf Curling Club, O'Leary
Tuesday, January 10, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, January 24, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, February 7, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, February 21, 6:30-8pm
Western Community Curling Club, Alberton
Tuesday, January 17, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, January 31, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, February 14, 6:30-8pm
Tuesday, February 28, 6:30-8pm

Adult Social Ski and Tea
Great opportunity to get active and social!  Join us:
9am Mondays
7pm Wednesdays
at Mill River Ski Park starting January 16 for Cross Country Skiing followed by social time.  Cost is $10/session and includes ski rental, trail pass and a hot beverage.  *if you have your own skis/pass the program is free.  Contact Alison at griffin.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information.
 

Adult Pickleball

Come try the exciting sport of pickleball; a game played on a badminton court with a tennis net and ping pong-like paddles! Cost is $2/person and indoor sneakers are required.
Ellerslie - Elementary School - 7:30pm Mondays starting January 9
Hernewood - Junior High School - 7:30pm Tuesdays starting January 10
Ecole Evangeline - 6:30pm Wednesdays starting January 18
O'Leary - Elementary School - 7pm Thursdays starting January 12
Programs run until June, anyone is welcome to join.  Contact Toni for more information at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856

Adult Badminton
Anyone age 18+ is welcome to join us for Adult Badminton.  This free program is offered at both Ellerslie Elementary and Miscouche Consolidated.
Ellerslie Elementary School - Thursdays at 7pm starting January 12 - May 25
Miscouche
Consolidated - Thursdays at 6:30pm starting January 12 - February 9

Clean sneakers are required.  Contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information.

Cards and Games for Seniors
Seniors are welcome to join their friends and neighbors for cards and coard games starting Jan. 4 at 2pm Wednesdays at Tyne Valley Fire Hall.  Contact Alison at 859-8856 or griffin.wsrc@gmail.com for more information.

Indoor Walk/Run Group O'Leary
Great way to stay active this winter!  Walk or Run at your own pace Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00pm at O'Leary Elementary gymnasium.  Clean sneakers are required. Contact Alison at 859-8856 or griffin.wsrc@gmail.com for more information.

Indoor Walk/Run Group ME Callaghan
Great way to stay active this winter!  Walk or Run at your own pace Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30-8:30pm at ME Callaghan gymnasium.  Clean sneakers are required. Contact Alison at 859-8856 or griffin.wsrc@gmail.com for more information.

Indoor Walk Group at Westisle
Great way to stay active this winter! Westisle Composite High School is opening their doors to the public every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am-1pm for indoor walking.  Clean, dry sneakers are required and you must report to the office upon arrival. Contact Alison at 859-8856 or griffin.wsrc@gmail.com for more information.

50+ Walking Group Ellerslie
The Ellerslie walking group meets at 9am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for approximately 1 hour of physical activity.  Anyone is welcome to join, but meeting location changes each week so please contact Mary McGuire for more information 831-2812.

go!Older Adults

        
Join Heidi Hudson, Toni Geary, or Cheryl Desroches for this 12-week introduction to physical activity and healthy living program aimed at older adults of all abilities.  There will be a $10 fee for the 12 weeks. Contact Toni at geary.wsrc@gmail.com or 902-859-8856 for more information.  Current programs starting January 11:
St. Louis - 10:30am Mondays at the St. Louis Community Centre (Heidi Hudson)
Tyne Valley - 9am Wednesdays at the Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church (Heidi Hudson)
Evangeline - 10:45am Wednesdays at Le Bel Age Common Room (Heidi Hudson)

Bloomfield - 1pm Wednesdays at St. Anthony's Legion, Bloomfield (Heidi Hudson)
Miscouche - 10am Wednesdays at Miscouche Recreation Centre (Toni Geary)
O'Leary - 10am Thursdays at O'Leary Community Centre (Toni Geary)
Tignish - 9am Mondays at Tignish Parish Centre (Cheryl Desroches)
Miminegash - 9:30am Wednesdays at Miminegash Community Centre (Cheryl Desroches)
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